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Nobel laureate Yunus unveils Bangladesh clean water deal

Nobel laureate Yunus unveils Bangladesh clean water deal

Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus on Monday unveiled a deal between his pioneering Grameen bank and French group Veolia Environment to provide clean water to poor rural communities in Bangladesh. The Bangladeshi economist also sought support from President Nicolas Sarkozy for creating more microcredit schemes to fight poverty, particularly in Africa. “I wanted to make him […]

March 31, 2008 | By | Reply More
Bengal micro credit company honoured by Forbes

Bengal micro credit company honoured by Forbes

KOLKATA: What started as a fledgling organisation five years ago at Konnagar in West Bengal has now bagged the honour

January 24, 2008 | By | Reply More
Success that takes society into account

Success that takes society into account

Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus founded a bank that has helped 7.5 million beggars and borrowers escape abject poverty in his native Bangladesh.Speaking to about 1800 people this week, he encouraged them to do what they could to change the world by using business techniques to solve everything from poverty to pollution. “We can […]

January 19, 2008 | By | Reply More